Shamkir Chess 2014, in memory of Vugar Gashimov, will bring together A memorial for Vugar Gashimov will bring together the world’s best players in Azerbaijan – the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), world #5 Fabiano Caruana (Italy), world #7 Hikaru Nakamura (USA), world #9 Sergey Karjakin (Russia), as well as Azerbaijani grandmasters European champion Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (world #11) and Teimour Radjabov (world #34).
Live games will be daily on Chessdom.com with TCEC’s top engines Komodo, Stockfish, and Houdini.
There is also a B group, you can follow it live here.
Vugar Gashimov Memorial, as well as Norway Chess and Carlsen – Anand 2014 can also be followed with the Chess Insider experts (more info)
The dates of Shamkir Chess Tournament in the memory of Vugar Gashimov are set for April 20th-30th. Opening Ceremony and draw of lots will be held on the 19th April. The A tournament, sponsored by “Synergy Group”, one of the leading local investment companies, reportedly has a prize fund of €100,000.